176. In addition to the general provisions of any applicable law, the exercise of the rights provided for in section 175 is subject to the following special provisions:
(a) persons wishing to carry out exploration activities, pre-development activities, scientific studies and administrative activities must obtain authorizations therefor from the Minister;
(b) the application for authorizations contemplated in paragraph a shall include information relating to the objective, the approximate number of persons involved, the nature, importance and duration of the activities, and a description of the installations;
(c) where such authorization is granted, the information so furnished to the Minister shall be communicated to the interested Inuit landholding corporation and to Makivik Corporation, as soon as possible;
(d) activities which do not involve substantial operations in the field, such as geoscientific studies and mining exploration of the type contemplated in the Mining Act (chapter M-13) are not subject to the obtaining of the authorization provided for in paragraph a, nor to the communication of the information provided for in paragraphs b and c;
(e) the activities provided for in paragraphs a and d shall be carried out in such a manner as to avoid any unreasonable conflict with the rights which the beneficiaries are acknowledged to have under the Act respecting hunting and fishing rights in the James Bay and New Québec territories (1978, chapter D-13.1).